Monday, May 10, 2010
See the Step by step process for painting the image below
Click on the picture at right to take you to the picasa slide show.
Final image is directly to the right of the screen
Then go to the slide show icon on the left top side of the page to take you to the full page view on the picassa slide show page
This is when I decided to stop playing!
Magnificient Mums mixed Media Painting
Step1,drawing with 4b pencil, oil pastels, water soluble pastels on A2 cartridge paperMagnificient Mums Mixed Media Painting
step 2 I added a damp brush to blend some of the colours, I painted over the whole painting with Atelier binding medium to seal any water soluble areas I wanted to protect from future layers, it allows me to paint thick white paint over the mums without any bleeding. I then added more washes and pastelThe Close up allows you to see how much loose drawing I did. I really enjoy this style of working which I first did many years ago before I did any real structured art study.
When is a drawing a painting? When is a painting a drawing? I would love to read your comments